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Grants to community organizations
Social Services (SOS) CHAPTER 55, ARTICLE 8-A
§ 465-c. Grants to community organizations. The commissioner shall
make grants within the amount appropriated therefor to community-based
organizations or consortia of community-based organizations in high risk
areas for outreach activities. Such outreach activities shall include
but not be limited to:

1. identification of barriers to participation in food assistance
programs including the unavailability of such programs;

2. information as to program availability, individual or household
eligibility, and application procedure;

3. identification of at risk populations and individuals within the at
risk populations who are not participating;

4. assistance with eligibility requirements including verification and

5. dissemination of information to and conducting training sessions
for local groups; and

6. nutrition education to at risk populations.